It can be challenging to engage students in class discussion and build community in synchronous, online courses. This teaching practice addresses these challenges by scaffolding synchronous in-class discussions with asynchronous discussion posts. This practice engenders community and promotes student engagement.
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Discussion; Discussions; Synchronous discussions; Community; Community building; Online discussions
Education | Higher Education | Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Slife, Nathan M. and Bowden, Gillian, "Promoting Discussion and Community in Online Synchronous Courses" (2021). UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo. 150.
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